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  1. I don't think they would ever consider why you DIDN'T pick someone for your reference letter. They only care that the letter can attest to your attributes and is written by someone appropriate. Some schools specify that they want someone academic and someone extracurricular.
  2. For letter, as long as it's sent in before the deadline it'll be okay. Keep in mind that your school's elective evaluations likely have an earlier cutoff so that admin can get them all sorted and sent to Carms also before the deadline
  3. For Dal if I remember they use 2 of your years to calculate GPA if you had full course loads, so you can choose to select the more senior years
  4. It's normal to feel burnt out during the application process and we've all had doubts about if we are good enough for medicine. I can't comment on your candidacy, but this is a time to reflect on if medicine is for you. There are many rewarding careers, yet some people wouldn't be happy doing anything else, like you also mentioned. Keep in mind that there are always more qualified applicants than spots available, and some factors each year are truly out of our control, including the competitiveness of other applicants. If you don't rank high enough for an offer this year, it doesn't mean
  5. You can choose different formats according to what makes sense to that activity. If you did regular hours, put h/week, and total hours if not. It would not hurt to include the activity that you did for many years and which technically does fall within the required timeframe, although it would not be a priority if you lacked entry spaces. I'm assuming you are completing your undergraduate, so your job in grade 12 would be acceptable.
  6. It is an appropriate item to place in that section and it only helps if you did win an award from it. Otherwise, it still shows involvement and commitment in research. Include it if you have space
  7. You would be able to pay a deposit to one school then change your mind when you get a later acceptance to a different school (but likely forfeit the earlier deposit if it wasn't refundable). The statement is mostly to remind you to be courteous and notify schools asap if you've changed your mind regarding attendance, so that they can move on with their waitlist and let someone else in.
  8. It's more like a research course, where you talk about the process of research, do some paper reviews etc. You're matched to a researcher with a small group of other students, based on interest. You meet 4 times in the first year and 2 times in Med 2, and it's really just a couple hours of commitment since it's not an actual project in a lab. Not sure what you're referring to for "lab course", but we have histology and anatomy labs as learning environments (not research). I'm not familiar with APP but by the name of it it sounds like small group learning, which we do have approximat
  9. Really not many do. The recommendation is that you're better off using your time if not on studies then on other activities that would enhance your CV or wellbeing. Depending on what kind of job you have, consider if it is worth your precious time. Med school can be a lot to handle, and if you find that manageable, you can find ways to make it super fun. If it's due to finances, you shouldn't have to worry about a job
  10. Yup! Most banks just need your acceptance letter, and you'll later need to provide proof of enrolment. Some branches want that proof upfront, but you can definitely start shopping
  11. It's counted towards your credits but not towards your GPA. There might be limits to how many P/F courses you have per semester/year depending on the school. If you just have one, you'll have no problems.
  12. It's my understanding that they're the same thing. Are you asking how to put them in your CV (in which case you could state the amounts even if the studentship doesn't explicitly say it online) or which is more competitive for something?
  13. Before they assign you to a place they ask for language proficiency and ability to commute, but of course not everyone will get ideal matches. It's more than likely that you'll encounter patients of both languages even if you're at a hospital that serves a predominant English/French population. That said, it's not crucial to know French for the purpose of this course component, but it does mean you'll get less out of the patient interactions or their conversations with your preceptor. It's helpful to know basic French just to make the patient comfortable with small talk, and it's also an
  14. Where did you end up choosing, Comprehensible? That seems like you're doing a great job on spendings, at least relatively to me haha. But I agree, money is meant to be spent to gain happiness, within reason. (I'm not saying happiness is only obtained from money either lol)
  15. If it's like last year, it was in late April and it'll be a secret group where you get added in
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